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Washington's still kicking the can down the road

Jul 16, 2014
Washington has been dysfunctional for years now. Will things ever change?
Posted In: monetary policy, Washington D.C.

D.C. starts taxing more services, like yoga studios

Jun 24, 2014
Yoga classes, tanning salons and carpet cleaners will all be hit with a new tax.
Posted In: yoga, Taxes, Washington D.C.

How gentrification could hit DC's middle class golfers

Jun 16, 2014
Local leaders are teeing up their redevelopment plans.
Posted In: Golf, gentrification, Washington D.C.
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Can pandas jump the shark?

Apr 28, 2014
What it takes to reach "peak panda".
Posted In: panda, Giant Panda, Washington D.C.

D.C.'s traffic cameras go beyond just red lights

Dec 30, 2013
Washington's new network of almost 100 cameras will ticket folks who block the box, fail to yield to pedestrians, or drive overweight trucks on residential streets.
Posted In: traffic cameras, Washington D.C.

Debt ceiling damage already done

Oct 15, 2013
While most Americans are worried about what might happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations on Thursday, many argue the damage has already been done.
Posted In: debt ceiling, GDP, Washington D.C.

DC considers mandatory savings program for homeless

Aug 5, 2013
Program looks to get homeless into permanent housing, but some worry it's too punitive
Posted In: homelessness, Washington D.C.

'March Madness' Beltway style

Mar 21, 2013
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Posted In: Sports, politics, fundraising, Washington D.C.

Nation's capital gripped by 'sequester stress'

Feb 19, 2013
D.C. denizens turn to happy hours, cigarettes to cope with looming budget cuts.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, Washington D.C.

A smaller crowd in Washington as Obama begins second term

Jan 21, 2013
Four years after the largest presidential inauguration in history, President Obama's second term begins on a more subdued note.
Posted In: inauguration, Washington D.C., tourism

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